A junior boarding and day school for boys in grades six, seven, eight, and nine
Summer Reading

Third Form (Sixth Grade) Summer Reading

Required Book For Students Entering Grade 6 (Third Form) in September

Required Reader: The River by Gary Paulsen
    • There will be a one-week unit focused on this book to start the year.
    • Bring the book with you to school and make sure it is fresh in your mind.
    • You do not need to annotate the book as you read, but consider the following questions:
      • Who was the protagonist and antagonist in the story?
      • What is an example of an internal conflict that Brian faced in the novel?
      • What is an example of an external conflict that Brian has in the novel?
      • Why is the river important?
      • How has Brian’s experience on the river changed him?